Posts By judewacks

Fighting Covid-19, diverse family businesses in the London Borough of Brent recognised and celebrated in my new photographic project, A Lifetime’s Work

I am proud to announce that @a_lifetimes_work, a photographic exhibition that celebrates and recognises the importance of family businesses in the London Borough of Brent is to launch May 4 2020 on Instagram, ( as part of Brent 2020, London Borough of Culture. This is something I have been developing and working on since last… Read More

Best Days Of Your Life on ITV News

I was recently invited to talk about my adolescent self-harm photography project Best Days Of Your Life on ITV News along with Ellie G, one of the brave participants. It was a great opportunity for Ellie G and myself  to share with more people what the issue is and the impact it has on young… Read More

Busy time for London’s pop-up headshot studio

It’s been a great and busy week helping clients get their perfect headshot portrait taken with my latest pop-up headshot studio which took place on Thursday in Golders Green, north west London. Since 2017 I’ve been organising pop-up headshot studio sessions across London that allow people from business men and women working in the city… Read More

It’s all about pooches on National Dog Photography Day

It’s National Dog Photography Day on July 26 and I love getting opportunities from time to time to take photos of people’s beloved pooches. Dogs can be fun and challenging and totally unpredictable. It’s the challenge of capturing that unique moment while trying to negotiate with a dog that I love. This is a recent… Read More

Hundred Heroines campaign showcasing great female photographers

Great evening last night being with The Association of Photographers and attending a private view of Representation on the Line II: (Un)framing our Identities which is part of the Royal Photographic Society’s Hundred Heroines campaign that is showcasing some great female photographers from the UK and across the world at The Old Telephone Exchange in… Read More

Exciting future plans and project for Bevis Marks Synagogue unveiled

It was wonderful to be at Bevis Marks Synagogue in the City of London last night and hear and capture some great moments about how its planned multi-million pound religious, educational and cultural centre will be developed with support from the National Lottery Heritage Fund. It was also exciting to hear that Prince Charles will… Read More

Thank you following my shortlisting for the Wellcome Photography Prize 2019

Now that the exhibition in London of the Wellcome Trust 2019 Photography Prize is over, just want to share a few words, well a paragraph or two. 😊 Making it to the Wellcome Trust Photography Prize shortlist has been an amazing journey in the last 12 months for Best Days Of Your Life. Recently, the… Read More

Deeply honoured to be at the Wellcome Photography PrIze 2019

I was deeply honoured tonight in London to be shortlisted for the international Wellcome Photography PrIze 2019 for a portrait from my Best Days Of Your Life series in the Outbreaks category (2019 theme). I am truly appreciative for my portrait, which seeks to remove the taboo of adolescent self-harm and empower the subject, to… Read More

Islington Gazette coverage of being shortlisted for Wellcome Photography Prize

As someone who grew up in the Barbican, in the city of London, I’m very proud of my roots and background and so it was very nice to see my childhood local newspaper, Islington Gazette, write about one of the portraits from Best Days Of Your Life being on the shortlist for the Wellcome Trust’s… Read More

Brent & Kilburn Times coverage of Wellcome Photography prize shortlisting

Thank you to the Brent & Kilburn Times in London who have done a lovely write up on how one of the portraits from Best Days Of Your Life has been shortlisted in the Outbreak category for the Wellcome Trust’s international Wellcome Photography Prize. Last year, the Brent & Kilburn Times wrote about how the… Read More